Joining President LaForge are Dr. Bret Pimentel, associate professor of music, and Young Hye Min, a junior pursuing a bachelor of music degree in piano performance.
According to the College Music Society, of the more than 4,600 institutions in higher education in the United States, approximately 1,800 have degree-granting music programs — of which, Delta State is one.
Here are some impressive numbers about Delta State’s Music Department.
•11 students performed in South Korea this summer as part of the music department’s trip to Seoul.
•20 total concerts were performed by Delta State ensembles, faculty, and guests this semester, including 9 student capstone recitals, with many more to come in the spring.
•71 music majors
•252 students participate in ensembles, which includes the marching band, choirs, and other groups.
In other news on campus, the woodwind chamber ensembles will perform on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bologna Performing Arts Center. The noontime luncheon lecture series, Café Scientifique, will feature Talbot Brooks, director of the center for interdisciplinary geospatial information, as he presents “Redefining Resiliency with Geospatial Technologies: A DSU-UN Partnership.” This will take place at noon on Wednesday in the GIT Center in Kethley Hall Suite E, room 150. In athletic news, men’s basketball will tipoff their 2018-19 home schedule on Thursday at 7 p.m. against Fisk University.
To keep up with all of our news, events, and activities, please visit our website at deltastate.edu.